Heat Wave Information

The Department of Health has been working with Council to ensure the community is made aware of the how to keep cool in the event of extreme weather conditions.  The following links will provide you with important information to assist you.

Preventing Heat-related Illness

In the event of extreme weather conditions, our food supply could be disturbed due to power outages. In any situation, it is up to each of us to take care of our needs and those of our families.

When preparing your household, areas  often overlooked are the essentials of adequate supplies of food, water and critical items. Please consider building an essential pantry list and emergency kit for your household.

The Australian Red Cross has developed community education programs designed for assisting households and individuals with all hazard information to prepare for and recover from emergencies.

The Australian Red Cross have also developed various guidance material to assist in preparation and can be viewed under 'Related Links' in the right hand side of this page.